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Our Trustees


Eugene Walker – Honorary Treasurer

Eugene is Chief Finance Officer for Sheffield City Council. He is passionate about the City, its people, and the countryside that surrounds it. He also likes getting out on his bike when work and family life allow.

David Holmes

David is based in Sheffield, where he spends much of his time in the magnificent countryside on his doorstep as a director and active member of Dark Peak Fell Runners. He was a lecturer in journalism at the University of Sheffield, a senior journalist with BBC Sheffield, a trade union official and a CPRE campaigner in the local green belt. He created the Bradfield Boundary Run in 1994 and has kept it going every year since; and he helped with social media communications during the recent Sheffield street trees campaign.

Faith Johnson

Faith is managing director of the Environmental Quality Mark Community Interest Company, which runs the Environmental Quality Mark award scheme on behalf of the Peak District National Park Authority. She lives on a working upland farm in the Peak District, helps manage the beef herd and keeps a small flock of rare breed white-faced woodland sheep.

Les Sturch (Vice Chair)

Les came to Sheffield as a student, returning soon after to work for the City on sustainable development, more recently as Head of Planning and finally as Director of Regeneration and Development. Passionate about the Peak he is a local cycle leader and keen hiker.

Richard Mills

Richard lives in Sheffield, having moved here eight years ago to enjoy both the city and the glorious countryside. He originally graduated as a Town Planner but has spent most of his career in the NHS and has over 35 years senior management experience in NHS, Charitable, Independent and Public sector organisations. He was most recently Vice chair of Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust. He is a keen walker and urban cyclist and has an interest in cities and transport as well as promoting access to the countryside and the environment.


Corinna Lincoln

Corinna lives in Chapel-en-le-Frith with her young family and works in Sheffield as a solicitor with local firm Taylor Emmet. She’s also the Chair of a local charity called ‘Challenge Cancer Through Adventure’. She has previously been a trustee of ours.

In any available spare time Corinna can be found walking, running, cycling, climbing and swimming her way round the countryside of South Yorkshire and the Peak District.